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4 edition of Gulf and Chicago Railroad bridges. found in the catalog.

Gulf and Chicago Railroad bridges.

Gulf and Chicago Railroad bridges.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bridges,
  • Navigation,
  • Railroads

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGranting to Gulf and Chicago Railroad Company right to construct bridges over navigable water courses
    SeriesH.rp.1458
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15979444M

    Railroad Bridges in Michigan. Active Railroad Bridges. Culverts. Cut Stone Arch Bridges. Kalamazoo Chicago, Kalamazoo, & Saginaw Extant Michigan Railroad/Railway Structures provided by Railroad Station Historical Society, Inc. Back to Main Page. 4/10/ GULF, WESTERN TEXAS AND PACIFIC August 4, , the Texas legislature authorized the consolidation of two coastal rail lines, the Indianola Railroad Company and the San Antonio and Mexican Gulf Railroad Company, into a new corporation to be called the Gulf, Western Texas and Pacific Railway Company.

    CHICAGO, ROCK ISLAND AND GULF RAILWAY. The Chicago, Rock Island and Gulf Railway Company was chartered on , in the interest of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway (Rock Island) to construct an extension of the Rock Island system from Fort Worth to Galveston. It had a capital stock of $15,, Historic American Engineering Record, C. & Mid-South Corporation, O. () Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railroad Bridge, Spans Black Warrior River between Northport & Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, AL. Alabama Tuscaloosa Tuscaloosa County,

    Railroad and Bridges Tour. This tour showcases the remnants of a time when railroad was the prime means of transportation for both commuters and shipping. The importance of the railroad is also displayed by the residential neighborhoods that were developed around the railroad stations in . The waterway crossed by the Chicago & Alton Railroad Bridge is commonly referred to as Bubbly Creek because of the methane and hydrogen sulfide gas that still bubbles to the surface from the decay of organic matter on the river bottom. This is a visible remnant of the South Fork’s use as a waterway once connecting to a mile-long, east-west canal at 39th Street serving the Union Stock Yards.


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